Middlesex University

Course Introduction

Our human resources pathway allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions and build expert knowledge in people management alongside the operational functions of companies.

**Why study BA Business Management (Human Resources) at Middlesex University?**

Tailored towards ambitious students who are keen to apply theory to practice in a business environment, you will learn how organisations operate from developing strategy to styles of management. Supported by academics who bring professional expertise to their teaching practices, you will study the key functions that underpin business success. You will also gain a broad understanding of the human resource (HR) sector to understand the legal and ethical challenges that HR professionals face, and study the techniques companies use to match skills and abilities to their business needs.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week sandwich placement in Year 3 as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing you to complete your degree within 3 years.

You will graduate with the specialist knowledge, skills and experience to launch a successful human resource career across a wide range of businesses, governmental and third sector organisations.

**Course highlights**

We also offer a one year study abroad option in your second year by joining the EU Erasmus programme, linked to a partner university in Europe and the USA it can include a contribution to tuition fees

You will have access to cutting'edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub

You can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full member upon graduation

Course Modules

Year 1: Applications and Research in Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Financial Aspects of Business (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Management and Organisations (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) ' Compulsory.

Year 2: Business Environment (30 credits) – Optional, Operations Management (30 credits) ' Optional, Work, Organisation and Society (30 credits) ' Compulsory, HRM in a Global Context (30 credits) ' Optional, Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) ' Optional

Year 3:Leadership and Management Development (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Strategic Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Equality Diversity and Inclusion (30 credits) ' Optional, Managing Individual and Organisational Change (30 credits) ' Optional, Research Project (30 credits) ' Optional, The Service Encounter (30 credits) ' Optional, Work Internship (30 credits) ' Optional.

Start Date:

10/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees